In early June, I hopped into my car in Tullycrine in west Clare, made the short journey south west to Killimer before boarding the 1pm Shannon Ferry to Tarbert. Kerry were playing Laois in Tralee so going to Austin Stack Park is as handy for me as a trip to the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick.
JOHN KENNEDY is back on a familiar journey. During the three years that spanned his spell as Clare senior football manager earlier this decade, Kennedy was well-accustomed to the trip from his north Kerry home to the west coast of the Banner County.
WITH a site on the banks of the Shannon estuary, Asgard Cove in Limerick’s Loughill West is a place to come home to, by car, ferry, boat or by seaplane — the nearby village of Foynes made its name for just such an aircraft.
BOAVISTA, who walked away with this season’s Coursing Greyhound of the Year award after an unbeaten season, has tested positive for a prohibited substance following his victory in the Irish Cup, which carried a prize of €80,000, at Kilmallock, Co Limerick, three weeks ago.
IT all happened just like the ad on the telly. There was Galwayman Sean Keary at his apartment in New York when the call came from home to reveal he would be going to watch his team play in tomorrow’s All-Ireland Hurling Final - courtesy of sponsors Guinness and RTÉ’s Sunday Game.